Members of the Vietnamese team at the 50th International Physics Olympiad in Israel. (Source: The Ministry of Education and Training)
Tran Xuan Tung from Hanoi-Amsterdam high school, Nguyen Xuan Ung from University of Science’s high school for the gifted under Vietnam National University, Hanoi and Nguyen Khanh Linh, from Lam Son school for the gifted in Thanh Hoa province, won the gold medals.
The silver medal winners are Le Viet Hoang from Bien Hoa high school for the gifted in the northern province of Ha Nam and Trinh Duy Hieu from Bac Giang school for the gifted in the northern province of Bac Giang.
All the medal winners are 12th graders. With the three gold medals, Vietnam ranked fourth behind China and the Republic of Korea (both earn five gold medals) and Russia with four gold medals.
The 50th IPhO was in Israel from July 5th to 15th, luring 360 students from 78 countries and territories around the world./.